Richard Staniland has been honoured for his services to aged care and to the community of the Ku-ring-gai area, including his role with KOPWA (Ku-Ring-Gai Old Peoples’ Welfare Association) as the association’s honorary solicitor. He is also a past president of the Gordon Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Ku-ring-gai Police and Community Consultative Committee and is a past committee member and life member of the Eryldene Trust, which manages the historic house at Gordon which is now a museum.
Northside Broadcasting Co-operative is a community radio station based in Chatswood, Sydney it began broadcasting in May 1983 and operates on the FM99.3 frequency .
It is referred to as the North Shore’s FM99.3 on-air and for business purposes.
The station is funded by listener donations and sponsorship from businesses across Sydney’s North Shore and greater Sydney area.
KOPWA provides care and accommodation for older members of the Ku-ring-Gai community. KOPWA is a standalone, not for profit, non-sectarian, non-political community organisation, independent of churches and government. Richard Staniland is the association’s honorary solicitor. He volunteered his time and the resources of Fox & Staniland Lawyers to cater to the legal needs of KOPWA. Fox & Staniland is proud of Richard Staniland and supports KOPWA and the Ku-Ring-Gai community.
Fox & Staniland Lawyers are a new sponsor to Hospital Heath Care Activities who provide hospitals around Australia (free of charge) access to computers, CD games and activities for Children's/Adult's Wards. They rely on support from businesses in the local community close to where the hospitals are situated to assist with this free service.
Meals on Wheels provide cost effective food services to the aged, people with disabilities and their carers residing in the Ku-ring-gai and Hornsby local government areas. Richard Staniland has previously been an honorary board member of Ku-ring-gai Meals on Wheels since 1995 and has served as its chairman.
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